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Exposure to Paint

By September 21, 2015May 8th, 2021No Comments

Four of five case-control studies found significant increases in childhood leukaemia associated with maternal exposure before or during pregnancy, although findings were inconsistent for lymphatic and haematopoietic cancers in the painters themselves. (WHO December 2007)

A 40 million to 1 dilution is necessary to render ‘Water soluble gloss paint’ harmless before entering the sewage system – the equivalent of rinsing a paint brush under a tap for a week! (The Greenhouse Trust)